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Valerie Tutson, From Storytelling, Racism to Shamanism, February 24, 2014

A show not to be missed as professional storyteller Valerie Tutson spins us some stories that are sure to teach us some life lessons as she takes us on a journey into our imaginations. She shares her own personal story of her experience with racism and discusses her recent leap into the realms of Shamanic healing.

“Remember you look good no matter what skin you’re in”

Valerie Tutson

Valerie Tutson graduated from Brown University with a Masters Degree in Theatre Arts and a degree in a self-designed major—Storytelling As A Communications Art.  Valerie has been telling stories in schools, churches, libraries, festivals and conferences since 1991. She draws her stories from around the world with an emphasis on African traditions. Her repertoire includes stories and songs she learned in her travels to South Africa, her experiences in West Africa, stories from African American history. In addition, she is gaining quite a reputation for her exciting retelling of age-old Bible stories. She not only delights listeners with her tale-telling, she also teaches workshops and classes to students of all ages. Valerie is the cofounder of the RI Black Storytellers and RI FUNDA Festival. In 2013 Valerie received the Legacy Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She was recognized for being a pioneer in her field and having impact on the lives of countless children and adults in her community.

Contact Valerie: http://www.valerietutson.com